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Raymond Chandler foi virgem até aos 32 anos. […] Raymond conhecia tudo da vida, a violência doméstica, a universidade, o poema, a guerra, o trabalho de contabilista, menos uma coisa, a mulher nua. 8 altre parole


"Café Noir" Is Up on Mysterical-E

My first mystery story, “Cafe Noir,” is in the latest issue of Mysterical-E. You can read it here. I’ve already talked a little about this story in an… 323 altre parole

Read Means Run [2012]

I held a little party recently and in attendance was a Raymond Chandler fan other than me – an automatic win, I’d say. We got talking about  722 altre parole


My Desert Island Discs

After experiencing This time it’s personal, I was inspired. Not only to consider moving back up North, something I swore I’d never do, but to also consider which tracks would make up my… 1.801 altre parole


The enduring appeal of Neuromancer

NEUROMANCER by William Gibson (1984)

I have a difficult relationship with this novel.

I know that it is one of the most groundbreaking and significant SF works ever written but each time I pick  it up I always get lost in the dense prose and what hits me as an overwhelming rush of jargon. 448 altre parole


From “The Simple Art of Murder,” by Raymond Chandler:

In everything that can be called art there is a quality of redemption. It may be pure tragedy, if it is high tragedy, and it may be pity and irony, and it may be the raucous laughter of the strong man.

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Alexandre Dumas - man of action

He can write a mean story, that Alexandre Dumas.

Action scenes – they can be difficult to write, for some of us. How to construct them, how to keep them going? 462 altre parole